Innisfail RCMP QEII Traffic Unit on scene of semi-tractor collision- UPDATED

Bowden, Alta. – The northbound lanes of the QEII have reopened at Highway 587.

The RCMP were dispatched to the incident at 5:50 a.m.  The Bowden Fire Department EMS and Main Roads were also dispatched to the scene.

The driver of the semi-tractor was assessed by EMS at the scene and found to have no injury.

The semi-tractor driver was issued a violation ticket for failing to maintain the center of lane under the Traffic Safety Act.

No further updates will be provided.

BACKGROUND

Bowden, Alberta – (9:20 AM) RCMP and other Emergency responders are on scene at a collision involving a semi-tractor on the QEII at Highway 587, northbound.

The semi-tractor has gone into the centre media and Emergency crews are currently removing it from the highway. The driver, a lone occupant was not injured. No other vehicles were involved.

Highway 2 Collision
Highway 2 Collision

Traffic is being re-routed northbound onto Highway 2A at Highway 587.

Traffic is expected to be re-routed for several hours. Motorists are asked to slow down in the area and watch for, and be cautious of Emergency Crews on the highway.

An update will be provided once the semi-tractor has been removed and traffic resumes in the northbound lanes of the QEII.

Innisfail RCMP



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